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Tech Gen Mag Podcast
By Tech Gen Mag
About this podcast
Join hosts Kristian Markus, Brad Bailey and aerospace engineer Brian Kirkpatrick as they banter about the latest news in tech, science, and space.
Episodes (Total: 10)
Aug. 10, 2015 · 00:43:30
Machine takeover has always played an integral role in science fiction. It is typically portrayed through violence and rebellion, but what if their takeover was peaceful and subtle? Machines have been taking over human jobs for years, but what will happen when the job market runs dry? In this episode, host Ethan Levinskas and friends debate the potential political and economic repercussions of automation. 
May 17, 2015 · 01:10:36
In this episode, Ethan and friends discuss their first experiences with YouTube, its growth and the monetization of their partners’ content. We also discuss current favorite channels and the sociological impact that the site has had on each and every one of us. Enjoy! And be sure to check out and subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes!
May 6, 2015 · 00:44:04
In this episode of the Tech Gen Mag Podcast, host Ethan Levinskas discusses with fellow gamers JD and Sean about the way games have adapted as a form of storytelling. They run the gamut on gaming history, covering how developers have grown to pander to users over time, and how the future of virtual reality may bring frightening consequences.
March 4, 2015 · 00:16:54
As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft gets ready to orbit Ceres (an icy dwarf planet) this week, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft continues its journey toward Pluto and its many moons. In this podcast, host Kristian Markus speaks with – or more accurately, occasionally chimes in with – aerospace engineer Brian Kirkpatrick to discuss all there is to know about New Horizons and what this spacecraft might find once it reaches Pluto sometime this summer.
Feb. 11, 2015 · 00:36:48
With the recent rise and remarkable success of Uber, will their labor model become a new standard for corporate America and beyond? Innovative companies like Google are keeping a very close eye on Uber’s platform. With Google’s new autonomous vehicles, they could take Uber to task with a similar service without the need for drivers. Are we witnessing the dawn of a new labor industry, one that does not require human laborers? Is it a bleak future that lay ahead of us, with the inevitable rise of robotics and artificial intelligence? In this episode of the Tech Gen Mag Podcast, hosts Kristian Markus and Brad Bailey discuss these things and more. Don’t forget to follow our podcast on iTunes. We appreciate your support.
Jan. 29, 2015 · 00:43:43
In this episode, host Ethan Levinskas discusses the recently announced 2015 Oscars nominations with fellow filmmakers JD, Jaimal, Sean, and Michael. Given the controversy surrounding some of the films not recognized by the Academy, we just had to add our two cents. Let us know your opinions on the nominations, and what you hope will win during the 2015 Oscars awards. And don’t forget to subscribe to our podcast on iTunes!
Jan. 8, 2015 · 00:43:15
Tune in to our latest episode of the Tech Gen Mag Podcast, where Kristian Markus and Brad Bailey discuss the finer points of Brad Bailey’s controversial article, Top 10 most overhyped tech of 2014. Not everyone has agreed with us on this list (the Bitcoin fanboys expressed their rage on Reddit). Still, to be fair, it was meant to ruffle some feathers. You’ve heard the podcast. Now, read the article.  
Dec. 9, 2014 · 00:35:59
In this episode of the Tech Gen Mag podcast, host Ethan Levinskas discusses the powerful neurotransmitter dopamine with Jaimal and psychology grad JD. Listen and learn how you can trick your brain into staying motivated over long periods of time (while also avoiding depression). Given that dopamine also plays an integral role in addiction, they spend sometime talking about drug abuse, and Jaimal tells the Lynchian tale of his run-ins with an infamous methadone troll. And don’t forget to support us by subscribing and downloading this podcast on iTunes!
Nov. 5, 2014 · 00:36:30
In this episode, hosts Kristian Markus and Brad Bailey discuss the pros and cons of cord cutting and how they have adapted to the experience. They also spend some time discussing the dawn of the Nintendo era and how their parents reacted to it. Although it takes Brad and Kristian a few minutes to get their nerd groove going, this podcast offers plenty of hilarity. And be sure to listen for the haunting sounds of domesticated life. If you like our podcast and want to hear more, click on the link below and subscribe with your iTunes account.
Oct. 14, 2014 · 00:37:02
In this podcast, host Kristian Markus interviews aerospace engineer Brian Kirkpatrick about all things rovers, probes and landers. It’s a nerdtastic discussion about all the exciting research and images currently being collected and taken by these amazing contraptions orbiting the various planets in our solar system and beyond. And don’t forget to support us by subscribing and downloading this podcast on iTunes!